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Roman 'curse tablets' summoning up demons discovered in ancient Serbian tomb

Pagan and Christian gods invoked in long-forgotten languages and strange symbols.<p>Ancient Romans used magical inscriptions to bring vengeance on …

Scholars Revisit Cahokia’s Beaded Burial

CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS—A team of researchers examined the maps, notes, and reports associated with the excavation of Cahokia’s Mound 72 by Melvin Fowler …

Archaeology

11 TV and Movie Eateries You Can Visit

Like your meals served with a side of pop culture? Swing by one of the coffee shops, diners, or restaurants featured in the infographic below. …

Will a Hidden Treasure Chamber Discovered Under Machu Picchu Finally Be Revealed?

I recently visited Machu Picchu for an amazing luxury weekend and found new construction and red-taped no public access areas were increasing on a daily basis. I also watched several excavations in progress in the main temple area. Machu Picchu was beginning a massive five-year remodel that will …

South America

11 Places Planes Can't Fly Over in the U.S.

From the obvious to the controversial to the mysterious, here are 11 places in the U.S. over which taking a plane just won’t fly.<p><b>1. George</b> …

TV

Tiny Belgian Village Gets Invaded by Thousands of Pokemon Hunters

Lillo, a tiny village of just 35 permanent inhabitants, used to be one of the most peaceful places in Belgium. But that was before the Pokemon Go …

Pokémon

Elizabeth Warren Rips Donald Trump's Dumbass Economic Plan

Photo: APToday, Donald Trump spoke in Detroit to introduce his new, billionaire-friendly economic agenda. It was very bad. In fact, pretty much the …

Donald Trump

NASA’s High Dynamic Range Stereo X camera captures rocket test in breathtaking detail

This is cool as hell. “While thousands turned out to watch NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) recently complete a full-scale test of its booster, few …

Lead Attorney In Anti-Clinton DNC Fraud Case Mysteriously Found Dead | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Call it conspiracy theory, coincidence or just bad luck, but any time someone is in a position to bring down Hillary Clinton they wind up dead. In</i> …

Why Do We Sleep?

<i>Why do we sleep?</i><p><b>Paul King:</b><p>A number of proposals and perspectives have emerged that, taken together, paint a compelling and converging picture for why …

7 Animals You Didn't Know Could Catch Some Air

Taking to the skies isn’t something only animals with wings (or planes) can do. Sure, birds, bats, pterosaurs and insects mastered sustained powered …

University of Washington

So, acting as an alarm clock to a user’s hibernating psychotic tendencies is the closest LSD comes to “causing insanity

So, acting as an alarm clock to a user’s hibernating psychotic tendencies is the closest LSD comes to “causing insanity.” However, even drug-related psychosis isn’t exactly “insanity” as it’s popularly defined. For one thing, it’s temporary, only occurring during use and withdrawal. The symptoms of such psychosis are delusions and hallucinations – and do you know which other, totally legal drug can cause the exact same symptoms? We bet you can’t guess. Go on, guess.<p>That’s right: Alcohol …

Why Worker Bees Don’t Have Babies

Honeybees are great. They’re important pollinators, industrious honey-makers, and they’re darn cute (just look at that fuzzy body!). But you don’t …

Researchers Discover a New Type of Fire Called "Blue Whirl"

Scientists at the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering say they’ve discovered a new type of fire whirl that could make …

Tomb and Skeleton Unearthed, Offering New Evidence of the Ancient Snake Dynasty

Archaeology is exciting.<p>Huge ‘Snake Dynasty’ tomb w/body, gifts & hieroglyphs found in 7/8thC AD #Mayan temple https://t.co/O1nSJxTK7u …

Archaeology

What Travel Could Look Like if the U.S. Had High-Speed Rail

In terms of train infrastructure, the U.S. is behind the rest of the world. The Industrial Revolution was built on railroads, but by the time the …

Customer Service

28 Reasons Men & Women Are Different (According To Science)

Why Do Olympians Wear That Colorful Tape?

You may have first noticed the markings on the synchronized swimmers' backs. Or cascading down a beach volleyball player's chiseled abs. Birthmarks? …

2TB Xbox One S Launch Edition is Selling Out, Xbox Won't Make Any More

2TB Xbox One S is Going, Going, Gone!<p>Did you miss out on a white 2TB Xbox One S and you can’t find anymore for sale? If you did and would like to …

10 galactic objects that almost turn science into science-fiction

The Ice Inferno<p>Ice is frozen water. You learned that before junior high. An alien planet is now going to take everything you know about ice being …

Austin's beloved graffiti park looks for a new home

HOPE Outdoor Gallery outgrows its crowded spot<p>When you think about it, it’s pretty amazing that the HOPE Outdoor Gallery aka Graffiti Park has lasted at its Castle Hill location as long as it has (six years and counting). Now, as <i>The Austin Chronicle</i> reported Friday, it’s looking for a new home.<p>The …

10 wild and crazy facts about fleas and dogs - Dr. Dobias Natural Healing

Flea Circus: how far can they jump, how fast can they multiply, what diseases they carry and other curious facts<p><b>Do you like fleas?</b><p>If you are like …

Artist Draws Nine Portraits on LSD During 1950s Research Experiment

During the 1950s, a researcher gave an artist two 50-microgram doses of LSD (each dose separated by about an hour), and then the artist was …

3600-year-old Swedish axes were made with copper from Cyprus

Bronze tools found in Sweden dating from 3,600 years ago were made using copper from the Mediterranean, archaeologists have shown. They now also …

The Hunger Games, adapted from the Suzanne Collins novel, is set in a dystopian future where children are forced to take part in a televi…

<i>The Hunger Games</i>, adapted from the Suzanne Collins novel, is set in a dystopian future where children are forced to take part in a televised death match where only one can survive. The reason? To punish citizens for a past rebellion and to prevent them from rising up again.<p><i>Battle Royale</i> is Japanese movie adapted from a Japanese novel. It’s set in a dystopian future where teenagers are forced to fight each other to the death in a televised death match by a sick government to stop them from …

Watch a Family of Elephants Help a Calf Across a Slippery Patch of Mud

Elephants are incredibly intelligent, social animals. They’ve been known to use tools, distinguish between different human languages, and comfort one …

Colorado officials were really put into a bind after the state legalized recreational marijuana and still wanted to warn young people abo…

Colorado officials were really put into a bind after the state legalized recreational marijuana and still wanted to warn young people about its risks. This would prove to be difficult, because for many years keeping kids off drugs involved outrageous scare tactics. So how do you go from “GARBAGE KIDS, YOU’LL DIE IN JAIL” to “Behave yourself, please, if it’s not too much trouble?”<p>Their solution was obvious. Life-sized rat cages all over Denver. The cages even included huge water bubblers, …

14 Fantastical Facts About Pan's Labyrinth

Between his modest comic book hits <i>Hellboy</i> and <i>Hellboy II: The Golden Army</i>, imaginative Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro made a film that was …

Trump has a history of questionable behavior with women: NY Times

(Reuters) - Interviews with dozens of women who have worked for Donald Trump or interacted with him socially reveal a pattern of often unsettling personal behavior by the Republican presidential candidate, The New York Times reported on Saturday.<p>U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Inspiring Quotes from 10 Influential Women in Tech

<b>1. “A ship in port is safe, but that is not what ships are for. Sail out to sea and do new things.”</b><br>— Rear Admiral Grace Hopper (pictured), the U.S. …